As a military-friendly online university with nearly 2,500 current students attending with military benefits, WGU is proud to join the rest of the nation in celebrating Veterans Day and recognizing our military personnel and their families throughout the month of November —and all year long.
Rachel Brand is a military wife working on earning her teaching certification online through WGU. A cross-country move to a remote military base made her wonder whether her dreams of becoming a teacher would ever come true. Today, she’s student teaching and is just nine weeks away from earning her degree.
Every time when I was scared for the upcoming exams, Pat gave me confidence. She believed in me in times when I didn’t believe in myself. She helped me discover how far one can get with support and motivation. I will be always thankful for how she went above and beyond all my expectations.
I started Western Governors University with high expectations, dreaming of finishing my Business–IT Management. With the help of my mentor, Ian Poor, I was able to complete 84 CU’s in one term and even overcome a few obstacles along the way.